Bengal Lancer - 02557-7

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Bengal Lancer

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including any changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

A colourful period in the British Army was the 19th century in India and a worthy subject of the time is this skilfully detailed kit of a mounted officer of the 1st (Duke of York's Own) Bengal Lancers (Skinner's Horse). Established in 1803, this famous unit adopted a distinctive yellow uniform and served in many theatres of war including the North West Frontier and China. - Taken from the 13th edition catalogue (1976)

Airfix Series (first appearance): 2
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1974

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 4: William Stallion

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 02557-7
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 02557-7
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 02557-7
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 02557-7

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